"Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes … known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.… No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare."
- James Madison
|A better view of how close to the falls the scow is. The guys who were trapped on it were lucky to be able to save themselves by grounding it in the shallow water by opening the bottom dumping doors.|